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Senior Leadership

  • Gerry P. Smith
    Chief Executive Officer

    Gerry P. Smith was named Chief Executive Officer of Office Depot, Inc. and a Director in February 2017. Prior to joining Office Depot, Smith served as Executive Vice President of Lenovo Group Ltd. and served in a number of senior executive roles across the business. Gerry joined Lenovo in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s growth to become the largest personal computer (PC) company.

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  • N. David Bleisch
    Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary

    N. David Bleisch was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Office Depot, Inc. in September 2017. In this role, Bleisch will lead the strategic direction of the legal organization and operations, as well as manage the regulatory and compliance matters for the company.

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  • Steve Calkins
    President, Business Solutions Division

    Steve Calkins was named President, Business Solutions Division for Office Depot, Inc. in May 2017. In this role, Calkins is responsible for leading the company’s B2B efforts, including through oversight of e-commerce, the contract sales organization, and the Canadian operations. Calkins was named Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary for Office Depot in August 2016, a position he will maintain pending a successor being named.

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  • Jerri DeVard
    Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

    Jerri DeVard was named Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in September 2017. In this role, DeVard is responsible for leading the strategy for furthering Office Depot’s brand positioning and overseeing the integration of all marketing and communications initiatives. She is responsible for driving the growth and implementation of strategic marketing activities that build brand equity and increase market share.

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  • John W. Gannfors
    Executive Vice President Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain

    John W. Gannfors was named Executive Vice President of Transformation, Strategic Sourcing and Supply Chain in July 2017. In this role, Gannfors is leading Office Depot’s Transformation Office, process improvement and strategic sourcing, as well as overseeing the company’s procurement and supply chain functions. Previously, Gannfors served as Executive Vice President, Transformation and Strategic Sourcing.

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  • Stephen E. Hare
    Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

    Stephen E. Hare was named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Office Depot, Inc. in December 2013. In this role, Hare is responsible for overseeing all financial aspects of the Company, including Financial Planning and Analysis, Accounting and Financial Reporting, as well as managing the Tax, Internal Audit, Treasury, M&A and Investor Relations functions.

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  • Todd Hale
    Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer

    Todd Hale was named Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in August 2016. In this role, Hale is responsible for defining the Company’s IT architecture, managing and overseeing IT projects and portfolio decisions, planning and developing applications supporting business operations, and ensuring the security of IT systems and processes.

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  • Marko Ibrahim
    Senior Vice President, Retail

    Marko Ibrahim was named Senior Vice President of Retail for Office Depot, Inc. in July 2017. In this role, Ibrahim is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the company’s retail operations.

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  • Kevin Moffitt
    Chief Digital Officer

    Kevin Moffitt was named Chief Digital Officer in May 2017. In this role, he is responsible for the design and capabilities of the company’s eCommerce websites to create a world-class online experience for Office Depot customers. Additionally, Moffitt has company-wide responsibility for building on Office Depot’s digital platforms and looking for new ways to accelerate the company’s growth online, along with mobile and future digital platforms. 

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  • Janet Schijns
    Senior Vice President, Chief Merchant and Services Officer

    Janet Schijns was named Senior Vice President, Chief Merchant and Services Officer for Office Depot, Inc. in September 2017. In this role, Schijns will direct the merchandise and services strategy across all channels. Additionally, she will establish products and services to differentiate Office Depot, develop merchandise pricing and positioning strategies and manage vendor relationships.

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